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Students learn importance of service

Springfield Plains Elementary students spent the entire day on May 17 thinking about why they should help others and how they could. The students participated in 23 workshops and three assemblies, each showing the students the importance of service....more >>

Race raises awareness in Angels' Place

Angels' Place Race's newest event, the 10K run, was a big hit. "We had 77 runners in this 10K event," said Paul Maxwell. The 10K event was named in honor of the late Bruce Clifton, who was an integral part of the event the past three years....more >>
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Born July 13th
1886: Edward J. Flanagan, Catholic priest, founder of Boys' Town.
1928: Robert N.C. Nix, Jr., first African-American chief justice of a state supreme court.
1933: David Storey, English novelist (The Sporting Life).
1934: Wole Soyinka, Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian playwright.
1935: Jack Kemp, football player, politician.
July 13th
in history
1878: The Congress of Berlin divides the Balkans among European powers.
1939: Frank Sinatra records his first song, From the Bottom of my Heart, with the Harry James Band.
1941: Britain and the Soviet Union sign a mutual aid pact, providing the means for Britain to send war materiel to the Soviet Union.
1954: In Geneva, Great Britain, the Soviet Union, the People's Republic of China and France reach an accord on Indochina, dividing Vietnam into two countries, North and South, along the 17th parallel.
1971: The Army of Morrocco executes 10 leaders accused of leading a revolt.